How To Love
Luke 10:27: And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.
I wish I could remember who sent me all this wisdom so that I might give them credit.
Henry James: Kindness is in our power even when fondness is not.
Mark Twain: Compassion is language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Carry a heart that never hates, a smile that never fades and a touch that never hurts.
Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude, not because they are nice but because you are.
Never look down on anyone unless you are helping them up.
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you will remember. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
It*s nice to be important, but it*s more important to be nice.
Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
Rudyard Kipling: I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.
Don*t be yourself. Be someone nicer.
Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it.
Love your enemies . . . it will confuse them greatly.
Henry James: Don*t wait for people to be friendly, show them how.
Boyle: The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.
Abraham Heschel: When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
George Washington Carver: Be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged and tolerant of the weak, because someday in your life you will be all of these.
John Wooden: You can*t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Antonio Porchia: If those who owe us nothing gave us nothing, how poor we would be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson: You cannot do a kindness too soon for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Winston Churchill: By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.
Frank A. Clark: Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
Pray for someone who will not know that you did.
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
Don*t let those who take advantage of your generosity stop you from being generous.
In a world full of people who couldn*t care less, be someone who cares more.